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Labour's Corbyn rebuffs calls to resign after Copeland election loss

Britain's Conservative party achieved a major upset when it won the Copeland seat in a byelection on Friday, defeating Labour in its stronghold. "What we've seen from this victory is this truly is a government that's working for everyone and ever...

Students urged to exercise caution in light of 19 possible mumps cases

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CBC News reports said. Other symptoms include fever, headache, muscle pain, tiredness and loss of appetite. It is among the infections covered by the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine, which is required...

Opioid overdose deaths just jumped again

According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ), a USA federal agency which monitors and advises on health trends in the United States, the country's heroin addiction is linked to a long-seen and rising trend of prescription paink...

Justice minister says South Africa still intends to quit the ICC

The application requested that the decision of the executive to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, as well as the Notice of Withdrawal sent to the United Nations Secretary-General, be set aside as unconstitutional and invalid.

Spanish king's brother-in-law convicted as princess is cleared

Cristina, who is sixth-in-line to the throne, was the first member of the Spanish royal family to go on trial since the monarchy's restoration in 1975. "No one is above the law", said a spokesman of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's conservative governm...

Americans are now more stressed

Stress levels varied by education, with 53% of respondents with more than a high school education reporting very or somewhat significant stress as a result of election outcome, compared to 38% of those with a high school education or less. Maintainin...

New Dads Also Susceptible to Postpartum Depression, Scientists Reveal

The researchers analyzed health questionnaires from more than 3,500 men to draw their conclusions. The new study reported a handful of causes associated with men experiencing depression after a child's birth: being in fair to poor health , no lo...

Dozens in Ithaca rally for Planned Parenthood

Both sets of protests in the Tampa Bay area went off without incident. He'd prefer to see his tax dollars go toward helping veterans and the homeless. She says none of the federal funding pays for abortions at the clinics, "and they are willing to pr...

FDA Okays Marathon's Emflaza for DMD

With FDA approval, Marathon now has exclusive rights to sell the drug in the U.S. for the next seven years, even though it has been available as a generic in other countries. But deflazacort (brand named Emflaza) is thought by some to be most the...

Facebook Weather Updates Introduced on App and Website

Facebook has also introduced an option to get the weather notifications. You can tap the settings icon at the top right of the display to add additional locations, and change the temperature to either Fahrenheit or Celsius. The new feature is an ex...

"Dripping" common among teen e-cigarette users, study finds

The study found that one in four high school students who already vape use the dripping method. Researchers reviewed survey responses from 1,080 e-cigarette users at eight CT high schools and learned that 26.1 percent had tried dripping .

NIAC Statement on Trump Administration's Iran Sanctions Designations

President Trump imposed new sanctions on Friday after Iran tested medium-range missiles last Sunday and because of its support for Yemeni rebels. "The President and national security adviser wants to put Iran on notice but haven't specified what th...

Canadian mother's life saved by removal of lungs

She was on maximum doses of three medications to maintain her blood pressure, the most advanced respiratory support, and on last-line powerful antibiotics. Two machines were used to keep the Canadian nurse alive - a Novalung, an advanced piece of equ...

Trump considers ditching ban on torture and Central Intelligence Agency 'black site' prisons

The second was his directive to end Central Intelligence Agency prisons, grant Red Cross access to all prisons, and limit interrogators to the army field manual techniques - which fall short of the "enhanced interrogation" introduced under the Bush a...

Cervical cancer death rates higher among older and black women

And people in a handful of southwestern Washington counties tend to have higher death rates than the state and national averages. "Death rates differ dramatically between different types of cancers , and certain regions saw great progress in reduc...

Accused Orlando Cop Killer Markeith Loyd Claims Innocence, Curses at Judge

Orlando Police Department has released infrared video of police finding and arresting Markeith Loyd . At the time, he was already wanted in the shooting death of his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Sade Dixon, and injuring her brother who tried to help.

Astronomers in Japan have spotted a massive bulge in Venus' atmosphere

The team hopes to address that question with further observations of the planet, and with that insight, we might finally be able to answer an even bigger question - how did Venus' insane super-rotation occur? It is a lifeless planet, with hottest pla...

Vikrant proposes Mona Lisa Antara to marry her!

Lopa , Manveer and Rohan join Mona and Vikrant as they celebrate the haldi ceremony. The Bigg Boss contestant will tie the knot with her boyfriend in the BB house in the presence of other housemates. Manu further adds that everyone including...

Cigna ditches coverage of Mylan's EpiPen for generic version

The treatment expires after about a year, forcing customers to often purchase refills of the product before the original is used. Mylan drew outrage from parents and Congress past year when it raised the price to more than $600 for an EpiPen tw...

Grayson Allen Returns from Suspension vs. Georgia Tech: Comments, Reaction

It has reportedly been Allen's third such tripping incident in the past calendar year. It was the first time Duke (13-2, 1-1 ACC) recorded a 100-point game since December 2015, and it became the fifth largest margin of victory in ACC history.

Ivanka Trump Will Be Neighbors With Barack Obama

Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner , have settled on a house in D.C.in the Kalorama neighborhood, just blocks away from the future Obama family residency. Both Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are likely to play roles, either officially or unoffi...

BCSO sheriff: Toddler showed signs of violent sexual assault, being stabbed

The depraved pair appeared to try to cover up the horrific attack, when medical personnel were called to help out a tot who was suffering from a dog bite. According to a local NBC affiliate report on the incident workers from Animal Care Services (...

Anil Baijal takes oath as Delhi Lieutenant Governor

Baijal, a 1969-batch Indian Administrative Service officer, retired from service in 2006. Baijal said he will put his best efforts in improving law-and-order situation, women's safety, traffic congestion, besides strengthening civic amenities in th...

Lions at Cowboys: Game preview, odds, prediction

The first place Detroit Lions head for a key road showdown with the Dallas Cowboys. After Thursday's practice, Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said on a teleconference that his team was planning on going all-in for a win against the Detroit ...

Old Dutch chips recalled due to possible Salmonella

No other flavor of Dieffenbach's potato Chips were affected. Route 11 Sour Cream & Chive Potato Chips, 2 oz., UPC 4493500062 with Best by Dates between 2-9-17 and 6-10-17. Consumers are advised to throw out the potato chips or return them to ...

Why Picking a Female Doctor Could Save Your Life

Thirty-day hospital readmission rates varied similarly, at 15.02% for female physicians, compared to 15.57% for male physicians. "We need to understand why female physicians have lower mortality so that all patients can have the best possible o...

Flu Vaccination Rates Remain Low — CDC

Dr. Levine, who works at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital, says the more people who get the shot, the less chance the flu has to spread. "Numerous most frail and vulnerable people live in these facilities and we know that vaccinating their caregivers ...

Even with one cigarette a day, odds of early death are higher

Participants were between 59 and 82 at the start of the study. The risk of dying because of lung cancer was nine times higher in those who smoked less than one cigarette a day compared with those who never smoked. The research used information coll...

Trump's call inspires hope in Taiwan, concern in Beijing

Describing it as a congratulatory call to the US president-elect, Vice President-elect Mike Pence told NBC's Meet The Press that "I think I would just say to our counterparts in China that this was a moment of courtesy". communiques, and handle...

US jobless rate plunges to 4.6 pct., employers add 178K jobs

They climbed 2.5 per cent over the 12 months ended in November, following a 2.8 per cent year-over-year gain in October. At 4.6%, the headline figure is the lowest since August 2007 . "Let's call that a weak report", he said on Varney & Company. M...

Lack of Sleep Takes Big Bite Out of World Economies

Goodman, Ph.D., editor-in-chief of Experimental Biology and Medicine, said in a statement. A 2010 study found that among 1,240 people screened for colorectal cancer, the 338 who were diagnosed were more likely to average fewer than six hours of sleep...

Tallow tensions: Vegans want 'fat-free' UK 5-pound bank note

The statement comes after someone asked about the bank note on Twitter, and when the vegans found out the truth, they were furious. While they are right to a degree there is a huge difference between having animal products in items we can buy and hav...

Android malware steals million Google accounts

According to Check Point, the malware ends up getting installed via third-party apps. Additionally, it may install adware on your phone that manifests itself in the form of intrusive pop-ups. Over 1 million Android devices have been infected with ma...

Russian TV ice dance pair spark controversy with Holocaust costumes

Together with Andrey Burkovskiy , Tatiana Navka executed a performance inspired by the 1997 Italian movie " Life Is Beautiful ", which narrates the struggles of a Jewish man and his family inside a concentration camp. However many did not perceive...

Israel proposes 500 new settlement homes near Jerusalem

Palestinians have said more settlements will stymie the peace process - AFP picJERUSALEM, Nov 23 - Jerusalem's municipality has proposed building 500 more housing units in an area of the city annexed by Israel after the 1967 Middle East war, a ...

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Accused Orlando Cop Killer Markeith Loyd Claims Innocence, Curses at Judge

Orlando Police Department has released infrared video of police finding and arresting Markeith Loyd . At the time, he was already wanted in the shooting death of his pregnant ex...

Astronomers in Japan have spotted a massive bulge in Venus' atmosphere

The team hopes to address that question with further observations of the planet, and with that insight, we might finally be able to answer an even bigger question - how did Venus' ...

Vikrant proposes Mona Lisa Antara to marry her!

Lopa , Manveer and Rohan join Mona and Vikrant as they celebrate the haldi ceremony. The Bigg Boss contestant will tie the knot with her boyfriend in the BB house in the pr...

Cigna ditches coverage of Mylan's EpiPen for generic version

The treatment expires after about a year, forcing customers to often purchase refills of the product before the original is used. Mylan drew outrage from parents and Congress p...

Grayson Allen Returns from Suspension vs. Georgia Tech: Comments, Reaction

It has reportedly been Allen's third such tripping incident in the past calendar year. It was the first time Duke (13-2, 1-1 ACC) recorded a 100-point game since December 2015, and...

Ivanka Trump Will Be Neighbors With Barack Obama

Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner , have settled on a house in D.C.in the Kalorama neighborhood, just blocks away from the future Obama family residency. Both Ivanka Trump and...

BCSO sheriff: Toddler showed signs of violent sexual assault, being stabbed

The depraved pair appeared to try to cover up the horrific attack, when medical personnel were called to help out a tot who was suffering from a dog bite. According to a local NBC...

Anil Baijal takes oath as Delhi Lieutenant Governor

Baijal, a 1969-batch Indian Administrative Service officer, retired from service in 2006. Baijal said he will put his best efforts in improving law-and-order situation, women's s...

Lions at Cowboys: Game preview, odds, prediction

The first place Detroit Lions head for a key road showdown with the Dallas Cowboys. After Thursday's practice, Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said on a teleconference tha...

Old Dutch chips recalled due to possible Salmonella

No other flavor of Dieffenbach's potato Chips were affected. Route 11 Sour Cream & Chive Potato Chips, 2 oz., UPC 4493500062 with Best by Dates between 2-9-17 and 6-10-17. ...

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Why Picking a Female Doctor Could Save Your Life

Thirty-day hospital readmission rates varied similarly, at 15.02% for female physicians, compared to 15.57% for male physicians. "We need to understand why female physicians ha...

Flu Vaccination Rates Remain Low — CDC

Dr. Levine, who works at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital, says the more people who get the shot, the less chance the flu has to spread. "Numerous most frail and vulnerable people ...

Even with one cigarette a day, odds of early death are higher

Even with one cigarette a day, odds of early death are higher

Participants were between 59 and 82 at the start of the study. The risk of dying because of lung cancer was nine times higher in those who smoked less than one cigarette a day co...

Trump's call inspires hope in Taiwan, concern in Beijing

Describing it as a congratulatory call to the US president-elect, Vice President-elect Mike Pence told NBC's Meet The Press that "I think I would just say to our counterpart...

US jobless rate plunges to 4.6 pct., employers add 178K jobs

US jobless rate plunges to 4.6 pct., employers add 178K jobs

They climbed 2.5 per cent over the 12 months ended in November, following a 2.8 per cent year-over-year gain in October. At 4.6%, the headline figure is the lowest since August 20...