• Adoption makes a big difference in a child's life
Adoption makes a big difference in a child's life

Life Management Center officials say they often keep in contact with their children years after their adoption. Kids in sport coats and suspenders scurried around a crowded foyer decorated with balloons, while local government and non-profit agencies manned tables advertising resources to new adoptive families as music played over a loudspeaker...

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  • CT Doctor Goes Over New Blood Pressure Guidelines
CT Doctor Goes Over New Blood Pressure Guidelines

The findings mean that an additional 14% of US adults, or about 30 million people, will now be diagnosed with high blood pressure, bringing the total number to 100 million people living with the condition in the U.S. FOX Business reached out to some of the top pharma companies named above but did not immediately receive a comment on how the new gui...

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  • Sexual activity rarely a heart-stopping activity
Sexual activity rarely a heart-stopping activity

The patients who did were more likely to be male, middle-aged, black and have a history of cardiovascular disease, according to the ACC. "People will ask their doctors if sex increases their risk of sudden death, and we've never had the answer before because there never was a study", Dr.

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  • Disneyland shuts down 2 cooling towers after Legionnaires' disease cases
Disneyland shuts down 2 cooling towers after Legionnaires' disease cases

Health officials said 10 people were hospitalized, and one person "with additional health issues" died but was not among those who visited Disneyland. "We have proactively shared this information with OCHCA and given our actions, they have indicated there is no longer any known risk associated with our facilities".

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  • Delhi government postpones odd-even scheme over exemptions
Delhi government postpones odd-even scheme over exemptions

The National Green Tribunal ( NGT ) on Friday stayed the implementation of Delhi government's Odd-Even vehicle rationing scheme for five days starting from November 13, and said it may stay its implementation. It further added that it was not "feasible" to arrange such a large number of buses "at this stage". While the Delhi government couns...

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  • Today's Brokerage Rating: Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
Today's Brokerage Rating: Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500. According to data from Finviz's Research, The price target set for the stock is $60.68 and this sets up an interesting set of potential movement for the stock. Now, since Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is heavily affected by something outside of their control, potentially, you want to ensure Bristol-Myers...

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  • Nurse serenades dying patient with her favorite song
Nurse serenades dying patient with her favorite song

She wrote, "Words can not describe the appreciation and love we feel for nurse Olivia, who mom calls her angel!" A video of a nurse singing to a patient in a hospital bed has now gone viral on Facebook . "God bless you Olivia!" Neufelder is touched by the response to the video and said it's been a life-changing experience. "I pray this story...

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"Arsenic in 80% of infant formula", finds study by Clean Label Project

The study was conducted with over 500 baby products from stores and the results are: arsenic 65%, lead 36%, cadmium 58%, and acrylamide 10%. While most samples contained only trace amounts of the toxins, some exceeded the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommendations by up to six times.

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  • Trump hits out at Clinton Russia claims
Trump hits out at Clinton Russia claims

The deal began in the spring of 2016, when the firm was approached by Fusion GPS, the political research firm behind the dossier, and lasted until right before Election Day, according to the person. "I have no idea what Fusion or Steele were paid but if even a shred of that dossier ends up helping (Justice Department special counsel Robert) Mueller...

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  • 72 major genetic risk factors for breast cancer identified in new study
72 major genetic risk factors for breast cancer identified in new study

The inherited component of breast cancer risk is due to a combination of rare variants in genes such as BRCA1 and BRCA2 that confer a high risk of the disease, and many commoner genetic variants that each confer only a small risk. The findings are published today in the journals Nature and Nature Genetics . Others, known as oestrogen-recepto...

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  • These are the countries with the most pollution-related deaths
These are the countries with the most pollution-related deaths

Here are the countries with the highest number of pollution-related death tolls a percent of all deaths. Air pollution was found to have had the biggest impact on people across the world, with dirty air accounting for around 6.5 million premature deaths in 2015.

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  • Hyderabad T20I abandoned due to rain, series ends 1-1
Hyderabad T20I abandoned due to rain, series ends 1-1

The match has been called off with the umpires deeming the damp ground beyond fix in time for a five-overs-a-side match. This is the second time the Men in Blue shared a T20 series with Australia . After the match was delayed, the ground at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium was inspected three times but despite all efforts from the groudsta...

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  • Trump warns 'disgusting' press after nuclear policy report
Trump warns 'disgusting' press after nuclear policy report

Trump said he believed the report of Tillerson's insult was "fake news" but nevertheless challenged Tillerson to an IQ test during an interview with Forbes published earlier this week. The president was reacting to an NBC News report that he pushed senior aides for a major expansion of the USA nuclear arsenal. "I want to have absolutely, ...

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  • Justin Turner's lifts Los Angeles Dodgers to Game 1 win vs
Justin Turner's lifts Los Angeles Dodgers to Game 1 win vs

Friday night's Game 1 of the National League Division series offered more proof that there is no more dominant starter in baseball right now. The action continues with Game 2 of the NLDS on Saturday, Oct. You can't go wrong with either pitcher in this spot, and while I like the Dodgers to win this series, the value is going to be on the Arizona D...

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  • Twitter Hilariously Reacts To LaVar Ball Pulling LaMelo Out Of School
Twitter Hilariously Reacts To LaVar Ball Pulling LaMelo Out Of School

LaVar says that his son, who is committed to UCLA , still intends to play for the Bruins in two years. LaMelo Ball still aims to join UCLA one day, but he'll be training and schooling at home in the meantime. The 16-year-old Ball has had a whirlwind of a year, first grabbing headlines after dropping 92 points in a single game last season whil...

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  • LaVar Ball Announces He's Pulling LaMelo Ball From His High School
LaVar Ball Announces He's Pulling LaMelo Ball From His High School

LaMelo is also the first high schooler with a signature shoe , which could impact his college eligibility. LaMelo's leaving will surely have significant effects on Southern Californian basketball, let alone Chino Hills. "I see him going to college, but we're going to see what goes on; his development and how everything goes, we'll see". T...

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  • Trump Attacks Media, Democrats And Mayor During Hurricane Relief Effort
Trump Attacks Media, Democrats And Mayor During Hurricane Relief Effort

The 1920 law requires goods shipped between USA ports to be carried on American-built vessels that are flagged to the United States and owned and operated by US crews. Trump , who plans to visit the island Tuesday, said Wednesday that he was studying the matter, but that the USA shipping industry was opposed to waiving the law.

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  • Suprising Rams take down Cowboys
Suprising Rams take down Cowboys

While the Rams line is a superior unit to last year's sieve, these are two elite pass rushers playing on their home turf. Goff showed more poise in first-year coach Sean McVay's offense, throwing for 255 yards and two touchdowns without an interception.

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  • Hurricanes Lee and Maria remnants to hit United Kingdom and Ireland
Hurricanes Lee and Maria remnants to hit United Kingdom and Ireland

An estimated 225 people already left, with another 700 still remaining on the island. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami has issued a tropical storm warning from Cape Lookout north up the coast to the Virginia line. "We see storm after storm". He said a "massive" effort to help the islands recover from Hurricane Maria is underway...

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  • Women Can Finally Drive in Saudi Arabia
Women Can Finally Drive in Saudi Arabia

An Arabic Twitter hashtag asking women what vehicle they want to drive already had more than 22,000 responses on Thursday. The exact make-up of said committee has not been made clear, nor has the reason why a committee and nine months are needed to roll out such a decree.

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  • Flu season: When should you get vaccinated?
Flu season: When should you get vaccinated?

Why the extra concern? "Getting a flu shot is the single best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from getting the flu so we recommend everyone 6 months of age and older get their flu shot as soon as possible so they can be protected for the full flu season".

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  • Thai Supreme Court Sentences Former Prime Minister To 5 Years In Absentia
Thai Supreme Court Sentences Former Prime Minister To 5 Years In Absentia

August 2017 - Ms Yingluck fails to appear at court for the verdict, claiming ill health. Insiders say he has the backing of former leader Thaksin Shinawatra but not necessarily the party's rank and file, Asia Times reports . Thitinan Pongsudhirak , an award-winning columnist writing in the Bangkok Post and numerous foreign publications, is a...

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  • Catalan police ordered to crack down on disputed ballot
Catalan police ordered to crack down on disputed ballot

Spanish police have confiscated millions of ballots in recent days as part of a crackdown to stop the October 1 vote, which has been suspended by Spain's Constitutional Court. Trump said. "I'm just for a united Spain", he said, adding that if accurate polling were done in the region "you'd find out people of Catalonia love their country, they l...

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  • Protesters in wheelchairs removed by police after disrupting Graham-Cassidy bill hearing
Protesters in wheelchairs removed by police after disrupting Graham-Cassidy bill hearing

Susan Collins - who said on CNN Sunday that she couldn't envision a scenario in which she would support the bill -- expects a partial score from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office. At the heart of the Graham-Cassidy bill is a massive shift in where federal funds for insurance subsidies and public health insurance programs would be direc...

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  • Hammer show spirit but Bilic disappointed with narrow defeat
Hammer show spirit but Bilic disappointed with narrow defeat

In Tottenham's 28 matches in 2017, the 21-year-old has played a part in 22 strikes, scoring 14, while setting up another eight. "The Hammers" lost all three starting games in the Premier League . West Ham started brightest, with lone striker Javier Hernandez nearly finding an early opener. Eriksen again got on the ball, and it was Jan Vert...

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  • Spanish Police Detain Catalan Politicians Ahead Of Independence Vote
Spanish Police Detain Catalan Politicians Ahead Of Independence Vote

They waved the red-and-yellow Catalan flag and chanted " Occupying forces out " and "Where is Europe?". Wednesday's raids came a day after 45,000 envelopes donning logos of the Catalan government were seized in the town of Terrassa, and Barcelona have now issued a statement in support of the democratic rights of the people of Catalonia.

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  • Melbourne girl, eight, dies as Australia's 'horror' flu season continues
Melbourne girl, eight, dies as Australia's 'horror' flu season continues

Did you know that your age puts you at a higher risk for serious complications of the flu? It is strongly recommended that people 6 months old and older get a flu shot each year. Are you ready to fight the flu? For decades, tests suggested the flu vaccine worked extremely well, but in the past 15 years a better test revealed many infections in ...

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  • Activists Say Facebook Is Removing Their Posts About Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing
Activists Say Facebook Is Removing Their Posts About Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing

Military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said his forces had handled the situation as best they could and he urged the internally displaced, majority Buddhist, to go home. But refugees in Bangladesh who were aware of her comments took no comfort from that, anticipating little change to policies that have denied their community recognition as a...

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  • Equities trade flat on global cues, weak rupee
Equities trade flat on global cues, weak rupee

The Fed is due to announce its decision at 1800 GMT on Wednesday and is widely expected to keep rates unchanged after a two-day meeting but could begin paring its bond holdings, with reductions likely to start in coming months. Bharti Airtel, the nation's largest mobile phone operator, ended 0.4% higher after slumping as much as 6% earlier in the d...

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  • Clashes at US university after police kill student
Clashes at US university after police kill student

Georgia Tech President Peterson said Tuesday that the school is committed to finding out conclusively what happened but that "we must rely on professional investigation and evaluation, and not draw conclusions too quickly". William Schultz told reporters Monday that his child had a 3.9 GPA and was on track to graduate early in December. Scout Sc...

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  • Suu Kyi says Myanmar ready to bring back refugees from Bangladesh
Suu Kyi says Myanmar ready to bring back refugees from Bangladesh

She said her government was prepared to begin verifying the 400,000 refugees who had fled into Bangladesh, in preparation for their repatriation. We will also investigate why so many young Muslims are crossing the border and going to Bangladesh.

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  • Chelsea V Arsenal: London Derby Ends All Square At The Bridge
Chelsea V Arsenal: London Derby Ends All Square At The Bridge

Antonio Conte's side now third after three games, Arsenal languish in 12th place on the table. "I repeat that we have great respect for them". When asked what his views were on David Luiz's sending off after showing his studs to Sead Kolasinac late on in front of the dugouts Wenger replied: "I think even Luiz would accept it was too strong...

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  • Pep Guardiola delighted with lethal Manchester City after six-goal show
Pep Guardiola delighted with lethal Manchester City after six-goal show

Aguero completed his hat-trick in the 81st minute. City's South American forwards made a mockery of Watford's burgeoning reputation for being a tough team to break down by making it 3-0 after 37 minutes when Aguero dribbled to the edge of the box and threaded a pass to Jesus, who picked his spot in the far corner of the net and dispatched the ...

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  • Terror-related arrests hit record high as threat gathers momentum
Terror-related arrests hit record high as threat gathers momentum

They also include many arrests related to British jihadis attempting to travel to or returning from fighting for ISIS in the Middle East, or for spreading the terror group's propaganda. Meanwhile, 189 were released without charge. It emerged earlier this year that counter-terror agencies are running 500 investigations involving 3,000 individuals ...

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  • Odell Beckham Jr. Describes Ankle Injury As 6-8 Week Recovery
Odell Beckham Jr. Describes Ankle Injury As 6-8 Week Recovery

Shelby Harris got a hand on Younghoe Koo's 44-yard field goal attempt with a second left, and the Broncos began the Vance Joseph era with a 24-21 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday night. The approach will be to keep working. First-round draft pick Evan Engram said the team has gotten the game out of its system and tried to learn. As s...

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  • Ranchi-Delhi Rajdhani Express engine, coach derail
Ranchi-Delhi Rajdhani Express engine, coach derail

There was no report of any injury in the mishap, Railway ministry spokesperson Anil Saxena said in New Delhi . Sunil Udasi, the Chief Public Relations Officer, Central Railway was quoted by PTI as saying, "Two wagons of the goods trains derailed in Khandala this afternoon".

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  • Narendra Modi meets Myanmar's state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi
Narendra Modi meets Myanmar's state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi

The state councillor said that her government is trying to progess on the development front, which is one of the "biggest problems" as the matter is "we have very limited resources". Critics have slammed her alleged complicity in what they consider to be the "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims in the country's northwestern Rakhine state.

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  • Anderson: West Indies decider good Ashes preparation
Anderson: West Indies decider good Ashes preparation

Tom Westley was trapped leg before by Holder for just eight, before Joe Root, the England captain, fell to only his second ball, having scored one, as he was caught by Powell off Holder. The only break he had was the 20 minutes for tea. India's Tests will start on August 1 in Edgbaston before moving to Lord's, Trent Bridge, Southampton and The...

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  • Syrian government army responsible for Sarin attack
Syrian government army responsible for Sarin attack

The report also found that United States forces failed to take all feasible precautions to protect civilians and civilian objects when attacking alleged terrorists and destroying part of a mosque complex in al-Jinah, Aleppo, in March, in violation of global humanitarian law.

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  • Walter Becker, guitarist who co-founded Steely Dan, dead at age 67
Walter Becker, guitarist who co-founded Steely Dan, dead at age 67

Their songs were catchy and insinuating enough to infiltrate pop radio in the 1970s. "Find our place in the middle based on the fact that we were creatures of the margin and of alienation". "Like many children of families fractured, he had the gift to read the psychology behind the people, and to transform what he saw into art sharp and sparkling",...

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  • India vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI Live Cricket Score, Toss & Playing 11
India vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI Live Cricket Score, Toss & Playing 11

Lasith Malinga and Virat Kohli , the two captains . A lofted drive over extra-cover, off Mathews, moved the opener into his stride, and from there on, no matter who the bowler was, both batsmen did as they pleased. Kohli reached to his 15th ODI fifty off 38 balls and while Rohit too completed his half-century off 45 deliveries. Sri Lanka have...

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  • West Nile found in Twin Cities, residents urged to be cautious
West Nile found in Twin Cities, residents urged to be cautious

So far this season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 45 states and the District of Columbia have seen either human, mosquito, or avian cases of West Nile virus , including 190 cases of neuroinvasive disease and 124 cases of non-neuroinvasive disease.

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  • Theresa May expresses unity with Japan in face of North Korea threat
Theresa May expresses unity with Japan in face of North Korea threat

I think they're a key player in this. May arrived in Osaka in western Japan on Wednesday afternoon, marking her first visit to Japan since she became prime minister in July past year. She said she would ask him to push ahead with a wide-ranging EU-Japan trade deal, with the idea it could then be used as a model for a separate deal with the UK.

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  • Source Politico: Trump to seize populist mantle for pitching messy tax overhaul
Source Politico: Trump to seize populist mantle for pitching messy tax overhaul

The venue has significance to Trump's pledge to American workers, the White House said. President Donald Trump will speak at a Springfield manufacturing facility in a private event Wednesday. The White House is dodging such questions. Not only will the legislature have to deal with the relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey , but it must also...

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  • Two Indian states in lockdown for Guru Ram Rahim's rape sentencing today
Two Indian states in lockdown for Guru Ram Rahim's rape sentencing today

Dera owns over 250 properties nationwide out of which 131 are located in Haryana. The two states are still on high alert after Singh's supporters reacted violently to his conviction sentence on August 25. This anonymous letter written in 2002 led to an investigation by India's Central Bureau of Investigation against Gurmeet Ram Rahim . Inside t...

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  • United States military helicopter crashes near Yemen, 1 troop missing
United States military helicopter crashes near Yemen, 1 troop missing

Central Command. American forces are searching for a US service member after a Black Hawk helicopter crashed near the coast of Yemen during a training mission on Friday night. Five of the six USA troops on board were rescued, and the search for the sixth person is ongoing. The crash isn't the first one for a military helicopter in 2017.

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  • Vitamin B Increases Risk Of Lung Cancer, Especially Among Men
Vitamin B Increases Risk Of Lung Cancer, Especially Among Men

Upon enrolling in the study, participants reported information to researchers about B-vitamin usage over the past 10 years. If you look at B-vitamin supplement bottles...they are anywhere between 50-fold the United States recommended dietary allowance (to) upward of 2,100-fold.

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  • Concept Buzz to reinvent Volkswagen Kombi
Concept Buzz to reinvent Volkswagen Kombi

BUZZ made its world debut at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show. It will also feature variable seating, interactive connectivity and " highly automated driving". The batteries and the electric motor will be underneath the floor, the company shared. Volkswagen also stated that their whole line would be electricity-powered starting in 2019.

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  • Local, state officials report slow start to West Nile virus season
Local, state officials report slow start to West Nile virus season

The majority of people (80%) who are infected with West Nile virus do not get sick. The states with the most human West Nile virus cases this year are Arizona, Texas, California, Mississippi and Louisiana. Repellents containing DEET , picaridin, IR3535 and some oil of lemon eucalyptus and para-menthane-diol products provide longer-lasting protec...

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  • Anti-Nazis Outnumber 'Free Speech' Protesters 10 to 1 in Boston Demonstrations
Anti-Nazis Outnumber 'Free Speech' Protesters 10 to 1 in Boston Demonstrations

One of the planned speakers for the " Free Speech Rally " said the event "fell apart" and the crowd cheered as police were seen removing flags and other items from the bandstand at Boston Common. Walsh tweeted Saturday morning, asking the participants to remain peaceful . The Associated Press estimated the counter protester crowd size at 15,...

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