• Jobless claims dip in latest sign of job market improvement
Jobless claims dip in latest sign of job market improvement

Both area rates rose as the number of jobs declined, while the number of new layoffs increased. Mack Clark, general manager for the Newnan Georgia Department of Labor , said jobs are available in Coweta. The number of employed workers also decreased in January from 22,109 to 4,627,724, with unemployment increased to 30,930 to 269,270. Th...

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  • USA warns UN Human Rights Council: Either reform, or we leave
USA warns UN Human Rights Council: Either reform, or we leave

Multiple State Department aides told Foreign Policy that USA withdrawal from the council is not imminent but remains a real possibility. "Our aim is to fix the organization", a Tillerson aide told FP. Former President George W Bush refused to join the council in 2006 due to its treatment of Israel, but the decision was reversed by President Bar...

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  • WJC welcomes draft legislation in Germany to combat online hate speech
WJC welcomes draft legislation in Germany to combat online hate speech

Maas and other members of conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition have called for social networks to be held to higher content standards demanded of media broadcasters instead of hands-off rules applied to telecom operators.

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  • Marines create task force amid nude photos uproar
Marines create task force amid nude photos uproar

A criminal investigation has begun, and the top enlisted man in the Marines, Senior Master Sgt. Ronald Green, has told Congress that Marines United is just the " tip of the spear ". "It's become so normalized in the military that women just have to deal with it alone", she added. Neller also said he will be testifying on Capitol Hill to the Senat...

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  • Six Nations: England v Scotland (Saturday)
Six Nations: England v Scotland (Saturday)

Jones refused to reveal the exact nature of Farrell's injury and gave contradictory answers as to whether the knock would sideline the 25-year-old from the Triple Crown decider at Twickenham. With Anthony Watson back to fitness, he returns to the bench which means that Jonny May is the casualty and drops out of the team and out of the matchday squa...

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  • To Los Angeles fault could produce 7.3 natural disaster
To Los Angeles fault could produce 7.3 natural disaster

Up until now the Salton trough fault (STF) managed to remain hidden, despite how well-surveyed and seismically active the state of California is, because it is underwater. The study was led by Valerie Sahakian, who earned her doctorate at Scripps before moving to the U.S. Geological Survey as a postdoctoral fellow. As the Times notes, the USG...

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  • African-Americans More Likely to be Wrongfully Convicted, Study Finds
African-Americans More Likely to be Wrongfully Convicted, Study Finds

And when white victims are involved, part of the problem may be the difficulties inherent in cross-racial identifications. Founded in 2012, the registry has tracked exonerations since 1989, with the goal of criminal justice reform that eliminates conviction errors.Last year, there were no death row exonerations, the most common exoneree.Pennsylvani...

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  • Like It Or Not: Facebook Tests 'Dislike' Reaction Button On Messenger
Like It Or Not: Facebook Tests 'Dislike' Reaction Button On Messenger

Now available to a select few users only as the feature is under testing, reactions will let you "react" to a particular message, much like how you can in iMessage using Tapback. But apart from the reactions themselves, Facebook has tossed in a " dislike " reaction into the mix as well. Not to mention , many users have been asking for this fea...

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  • What Analysts Suggest About Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE)?
What Analysts Suggest About Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE)?

A number of other research firms have also weighed in on KITE. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $72.00 target price on shares of Kite Pharma in a research report on Friday, December 9th. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.54) earnings per share. Kite Pharma now has an average rating of Buy and ...

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  • Dr. Seuss' biting political cartoons against America First, racism, fascism
Dr. Seuss' biting political cartoons against America First, racism, fascism

Seuss' birthday, students at Forest Hills Elementary School celebrated Read Across America Day with displays and activities created to promote and foster a love of reading. Thursday was "The Cat-In-The-Hat" day. Student council member Isabella Lovato said it's important for kids to find a book with a story they can relate to.

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  • 83-year-old is Dallas County's 8th flu death this season
83-year-old is Dallas County's 8th flu death this season

Circulating viruses include H3N2, H1N1, and B which are all contained in this year's flu vaccine. The number of flu deaths increased by 11 in the last week, which is higher than weeks past. In the 2013 to 2014 flu season , H1N1 was the dominate virus at the time, the standard-dose vaccine had better effectiveness than the previous season.

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  • Government urged to approve life-changing drugs to treat rare diseases
Government urged to approve life-changing drugs to treat rare diseases

There are 70 million rare disease patients in India and 350 million rare disease patients worldwide. Meanwhile, in one of his statements reported by EIN News Desk , Daniel A.de Boer, Chief Executive Officer of ProQR has claimed that it is the company's mission to make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients that suffer from severe genetic...

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  • 49ers outbid Broncos for defensive lineman Earl Mitchell
49ers outbid Broncos for defensive lineman Earl Mitchell

Mike Garafolo first reported the defensive tackle signing with the Niners. Mitchell also visited the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos before deciding to join the 49ers. But it also likely crosses off the possible return of nose tackle Ian Williams, who was released by San Francisco in an injury settlement prior to 2016.

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  • (NYSE:LB) Shows Long Term Growth Rate of 0.1125
(NYSE:LB) Shows Long Term Growth Rate of 0.1125

They now have a $47.00 target price on the stock, down from their prior target price of $60.00. According to this price target, it now means the analyst believes there is a potential increase of 6.08% from the company's current share price of 49.02.

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  • Uber calls Waymo's lawsuit 'baseless' - Roadshow
Uber calls Waymo's lawsuit 'baseless' - Roadshow

It did so by acquiring a startup called Otto that was co-founded by a former Waymo staffer named Anthony Levandowski. Levandowski is now heading Uber's self-driving efforts at their Advanced Technology Center in Pittsburgh. "Its design bore a striking resemblance to Waymo's unique LiDAR design", Waymo said. Uber bought Otto for 0 million past y...

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  • Department of Health now investigating mumps cases at Penn State
Department of Health now investigating mumps cases at Penn State

ADPH is investigating these notifiable disease cases and working closely with Auburn University to contact potentially exposed people. A Toronto Public Health spokeswoman said 60 per cent of those cases were not immunized or under-immunized.

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  • Man Charged in Shooting That Targeted Foreigners: 'Get Out of My Country'
Man Charged in Shooting That Targeted Foreigners: 'Get Out of My Country'

A man injured in a fatal shooting in suburban Kansas City that witnesses say was racially motivated has said the alleged gunman asked two of the victims about their visa status before later returning and opening fire, killing one and wounding another.

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  • Fatal drug overdoses more than doubled since 1999, CDC finds
Fatal drug overdoses more than doubled since 1999, CDC finds

People between the ages of 54 to 65 saw the biggest percent increase in fatal drug overdoses during the study period, rising almost five-fold from 4.2 deaths per 100,000 to 21.8 deaths in 2015. Opioids killed more than 33,000 Americans in 2015, more than any year on record, the CDC said, which estimates that 91 Americans die every day from an opi...

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  • Are Health And Fitness Apps Actually Good For You?
Are Health And Fitness Apps Actually Good For You?

It turns out that the origin of the 10,000 steps a day minimum is not actually based on any hard science. GOOD NEWS FOR ANYONE THAT HAS a fitness band but got bored of disappointing it, the number of steps that they measure and their general existence apparently has no positive impact on your health anyway.

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  • Gluten-Free Foods May Contain More Toxic Metals
Gluten-Free Foods May Contain More Toxic Metals

However, University of IL researchers report this trending eating regime may have a hidden danger - toxic metals. The problem is that rice flour tends to accumulate a lot of mercury and arsenic from fertilizers. Could the gluten-free diet craze be exposing people to excessive levels of arsenic and mercury? One possible reason is that many believe k...

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  • 8 new flu deaths reported as season peaks
8 new flu deaths reported as season peaks

Available vaccines are formulated differently each year-based on the strains of flu that are expected to circulate. "Being vaccinated is your best option to protect yourself and your family from influenza". The Department of Health Services reported Friday that there were 752 confirmed cases reported across the state last week, marking a significan...

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  • Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Slumps -5.05% Friday's Premarket
Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Slumps -5.05% Friday's Premarket

After this sale, 44,231,904 common shares of MDLZ are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $1,910,818,253. Mondelez International, Inc . This story was originally posted by The Cerbat Gem and is owned by of The Cerbat Gem. If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation...

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  • Related Stress Took Its Toll On Americans
Related Stress Took Its Toll On Americans

Unsurprisingly, Democrats were far more stressed about Trump's election; 72% Democrats named the result of the 2016 presidential election as a significant source of stress, compared with just 26% of Republicans. Rural Americans were the most serene about Trump's victory, with only 33 percent feeling stress about the election result. Exit polls sho...

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  • Investigation launched after NY cops allegedly Taser pregnant Bronx teen
Investigation launched after NY cops allegedly Taser pregnant Bronx teen

She says she repeatedly told the officers she was pregnant, and the viral video of the incident backs her up, showing that officers were told repeatedly by both her and her boyfriend. Rosario then threw herself to the floor and flailed her arms when other officers tried to arrest her. Rosario's right hand was already in handcuffs when the stu...

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  • Cheese brands recalled due to Listeria concerns
Cheese brands recalled due to Listeria concerns

Sargento packaged the cheese in question at its plant in Plymouth, Wisconsin. Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. The source of possible contamination is a supplier for Sargento and Sara Lee. The recall is because the cheese has the cha...

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  • Cigna Sues Anthem For $15 Billion
Cigna Sues Anthem For $15 Billion

The companies have been quarreling for months, including during a federal trial over whether their proposed $48 billion merger violated US antitrust law. The decision follows a federal court order that sided with the DOJ's argument that the deal would lessen competition in the Medicare and Medicare Advantage market.

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  • Girl Scout cookie stand robbed at gunpoint; cops cover the costs
Girl Scout cookie stand robbed at gunpoint; cops cover the costs

Girl Scouts have been selling cookies for a century, and the robbery is the first one anyone could immediately recall. The teenager, who remains at large as of Friday, is believed to be between 16 and 19 years old and about 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall.

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  • Orange gator draws attention in SC
Orange gator draws attention in SC

But if you saw an orange alligator roaming around your neighborhood, I bet you'd be afraid too. According to the Department of Natural Resources' Alligator Program Coordinator Jay Butfiloski, the orange color may be a result of where the reptile has been living during the winter months.

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  • Willie Nelson's Canceled Shows in Bakersfield Will Not Be Rescheduled
Willie Nelson's Canceled Shows in Bakersfield Will Not Be Rescheduled

Country music icon Willie Nelson has reportedly been forced to cancel two of his upcoming concerts due to illness. Ms Schock gave no details on Nelson's sickness, but said he plans to be back on the road again for a concert at a San Antonio rodeo on February 16.

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  • Los Alamitos Medical Center celebrates Heart Health Month
Los Alamitos Medical Center celebrates Heart Health Month

The Heart Health Awareness event will seek to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke risk in women. If you are at significant risk for heart disease or don't normally exercise, she also advises that you consult a health provider before starting a rigorous routine.

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  • MP Buck votes against triggering Article 50 on Brexit
MP Buck votes against triggering Article 50 on Brexit

Its amendment stipulates that the rights of European Union nationals in the United Kingdom would be guaranteed on the date when Article 50 is invoked to begin the two-year formal withdrawal negotiations. The Labour leader has imposed a three-line whip requiring his MPs to support legislation that will enable the Government to trigger Brexit. The ...

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  • Many teens use e-cigarettes for 'dripping' liquid nicotine
Many teens use e-cigarettes for 'dripping' liquid nicotine

Big U.S. tobacco companies are all developing e-cigarettes, battery-powered gadgets with a heating element that turns liquid nicotine and flavorings into a cloud of vapor that users inhale. Electronic cigarettes (ECIGs) electrically heat and vaporize a liquid solution to produce an inhalable nicotine-containing aerosol. The authors called for add...

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  • Quake in Uttarakhand; tremors across northern India
Quake in Uttarakhand; tremors across northern India

Strong tremors were also felt in national capital Delhi and neighbouring Gurgaon, Punjab and other parts of north India. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today prayed for safety of people after strong tremors in Delhi and National Capital Region, following an quake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale recorded in Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand.

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  • Trump's executive order on border security has solid groundwork
Trump's executive order on border security has solid groundwork

At dinner, when our conversation turned to the executive orders , she anxious that the president might deport us. "This is not about religion - this is about terror and keeping our country safe", Trump said. They blocked Terminal 4 after immigration authorities detained 11 refugees , who were likely already in transit when Trump ordered the ban...

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  • Boat with 31 people, mostly Chinese tourists, missing in Malaysia
Boat with 31 people, mostly Chinese tourists, missing in Malaysia

About 100 officers from the agency, the navy and the air force were involved, as well as a C-130 aircraft. The owner had breached procedures, including overloading the boat, Sabah state Police Commissioner Ramli Din was quoted as saying by national news agency Bernama .

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  • Momentum Stock: Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)
Momentum Stock: Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

In case of Revenue Estimates, 4 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Rite Aid Corporation as 8.28 Billion. If Walgreen walked away from the deal, Rite Aid's share price could have fallen below $4 a share, sources said.

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  • FDA confirms elevated levels of 'toxic substances' in teething products
FDA confirms elevated levels of 'toxic substances' in teething products

Thus far, the company has not agreed to do so. FDA advises parents to no longer use teething rings or other products of this kind. The safety alert was issued back in 2010, but the agency has received more than 400 reports of adverse effects since then and made a decision to act more decisively.

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  • Taking a Look at the Data Behind Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)
Taking a Look at the Data Behind Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

The current share price indicates that stock is -4.05% away from its one year high and is moving 15.52% ahead of its one year low. The consensus recommendation provided by analysts is now 1.80. In recent action, Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ) has made a move of +2.81% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume.

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  • Iran to ban United States citizens after Trump order
Iran to ban United States citizens after Trump order

Iran's Foreign Ministry has censured a recent "affront" decision made by the new United States government to restrict arrivals from the Islamic Republic and six other Muslim countries, vowing that Tehran would respond to the move in kind.

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  • Roshmitha Harimurthy, Will She Win Miss Universe 2016?
Roshmitha Harimurthy, Will She Win Miss Universe 2016?

All 86 contestants will compete in swimwear and evening gowns before judges at the Mall of Asia Arena. She also has charity works to boot, which at this point in time [is] a key ingredient in creating a good impression in beauty pageants. The purple and green accents to her golden ensemble definitely left the audience with something to talk about. ...

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  • Trump Agrees With Merkel on 'Importance' of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in First Phone Call
Trump Agrees With Merkel on 'Importance' of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in First Phone Call

Hollande said: 'To be very honest, what threatens Europe doesn't only come from outside. There has been mounting tension already between President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has been critical of his trade policy. can only master by working together ". While President Trump's travel bans made headlines, the president himsel...

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  • Brexit fears fail to halt economic optimism
Brexit fears fail to halt economic optimism

A strong dollar can hurt manufacturers by making US exports more expensive for foreign customers. "As the United Kingdom economy enters a more challenging environment, the government's recent commitment to a new industrial strategy will be an important step to ensuring that prosperity reaches all parts of the United Kingdom".

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  • Ben Roethlisberger refuses to say whether he'll return for Steelers
Ben Roethlisberger refuses to say whether he'll return for Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Tuesday that he hasn't decided whether he will play next year. "To consider health, and family and things like that, and just kind of take some time away to evaluate next season, if there's going to be a next season", Roethlisberger said .

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  • AAA: Gas Prices Have Inched Lower For Nearly Two Consecutive Weeks
AAA: Gas Prices Have Inched Lower For Nearly Two Consecutive Weeks

The cheapest gas available in the Chattanooga area today, according to GasBuddy.com, is at the RaceWay and nearby Murphy USA stations on Signal Mountain Road. Regardless of the outcome of the OPEC meeting, increased US crude oil inventories and rising shale production could negatively impact the global oil rebalancing effort, AAA said.

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  • Loss to Sevilla enough to put Zidane on the defensive
Loss to Sevilla enough to put Zidane on the defensive

After this week's Copa Del Rey showdown Real Madrid are up against Sevilla in Sanchez Pizjuan , again. He's played just two games for the La Liga outfit. With them already standing as the leaders in the La Liga title race, albeit with a narrower lead now, a refocused effort from Real Madrid could see them run away with the title, and t...

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  • Trump taps vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy to chair vaccine safety panel
Trump taps vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy to chair vaccine safety panel

Kennedy, an outspoken critic of vaccines, said he would lead a new commission on vaccine safety and scientific integrity . He has questions about it. "I have seen several patients who suffered severe brain damage from measles before the vaccine was available", he says. All states should, at least, require schools to publish the percentage of the...

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  • Numis Gives Cape Price Target With Potential 50.74% Upside
Numis Gives Cape Price Target With Potential 50.74% Upside

Numis Securities Ltd upped their price objective on Victrex plc from GBX 1,781 ($21.89) to GBX 1,945 ($23.90) and gave the company an add rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 132.85 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 132.10. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This piece of content was first re...

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  • Paul Ryan vows to defund Planned Parenthood in Obamacare repeal
Paul Ryan vows to defund Planned Parenthood in Obamacare repeal

The Republican Party is set to defund Planned Parenthood as part of its repeal of Obamacare, House Speaker Paul Ryan said . Ryan and other Republicans want to ax that funding. Since 2011 in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker and lawmakers have already taken action to stop money under state control from going to Planned Parenthood, which the grou...

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  • South African Golfer Wayne Westner Died After 'Hostage Situation'
South African Golfer Wayne Westner Died After 'Hostage Situation'

Eyewitness News , a South African news outlet, report that the 55-year-old died of a gunshot wound to the right side of his head. Officers said it appeared that the couple were separated. "It is alleged that Westner and his wife were busy in the process of relocating to Johannesburg. Great memories thank you my friend", tweeted Els. At one point ...

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  • Public health experts concerned over soaring flu cases
Public health experts concerned over soaring flu cases

You can get your flu shot at the Fresno County Public Health Department. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , Alabama is one of four states that had a high level of flu activity in the last week of December. The brunt of flu season is nearly over, but you still might want to consider getting a vaccine. The symptoms of ...

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