• Nigeria Stripped Of Unbeaten World Cup Qualifying Record
Nigeria Stripped Of Unbeaten World Cup Qualifying Record

Nigeria, who had already qualified for the finals, drew 1-1 but Federation Internationale de Football Association awarded the match to Algeria by a 3-0 scoreline after the Super Eagles fielded the ineligible Abdullahi Shehu who had failed to serve a one-match ban for accumulated yellow cards.

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  • Effectiveness of flu shot Is 60%
Effectiveness of flu shot Is 60%

Experts say that if you do get the flu, it will likely be less severe if you have gotten a flu shot. "Our flu season started early this year", explained the Pima County Health Department's Deputy Director, Paula Mandel. As part of a team that comes up with the vaccine for the season, I am the first to acknowledge that we don't always get the ...

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  • Chandigarh worst in India in crime against elderly: NCRB
Chandigarh worst in India in crime against elderly: NCRB

West Bengal recorded the maximum number of crimes registered with foreigners as offenders, at 520 cases, while Delhi recorded 143. Since a year ago, the total number of crimes in the country has increased by 2.6%, with Delhi reporting the highest crime rate of 974.9 under IPC crimes followed by Kerala (727.6) and Madhya Pradesh (337.9) again...

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  • New high blood pressure guidelines
New high blood pressure guidelines

It's safe to say most people would be overwhelmed with the new guidelines - 167 pages, citing 367 scientific publications, titled "2017 ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/NMA/PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults".

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  • Thriving at Work: a review of mental health and employers
Thriving at Work: a review of mental health and employers

The Mind chief executive Paul Farmer, who co-authored the Thriving At Work report said that mental health seemed to be a taboo subject in the workplace. These recommendations are based on best practice or evidence, and the authors state there is a "pressing need" for more robust evidence about what works to support improved mental health at wor...

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  • Worldwide study of breast cancer uncovers 72 new warning flags
Worldwide study of breast cancer uncovers 72 new warning flags

Seven of the mutations found lead to a type of breast cancer that doesn't respond to traditional hormonal therapies, like tamoxifen. "So, if a woman is a carrier of five variations, each of which increases the risk of breast cancer of 20 %, this risk becomes substantial since it is 2.5 times bigger than (1,25)", says Jacques Simard Centre de re...

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  • Trump releases petition for anthem standing: 'show patriotism'
Trump releases petition for anthem standing: 'show patriotism'

Goodell said as much in his careful, political way, saying, "We believe everyone should stand for the national anthem ", but defending players who seek to express themselves as they see fit. The NFL stopped short of meeting Trump's desire that players be forced to stop protesting. I think we also have to keep focus on this - we have about six ...

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  • Bengaluru cylinder blast kills five
Bengaluru cylinder blast kills five

Death toll may rise as many people are feared trapped under the debris. "Cylinders on both ground and first floor had no gas in them so it is unlikely that the buildings collapsed due to blast", Reddy told media on spot. They heard a blast and the 20-year-old building was reduced to a pile of rubble. The deceased are identified as Saravana (31)...

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  • North Korean hackers suspected to have targeted United States electric power companies
North Korean hackers suspected to have targeted United States electric power companies

The bombers took off from the US Pacific territory of Guam on Tuesday night, before entering South Korean airspace and conducting firing exercises over the East Sea and Yellow Sea, South Korea's military said. North Korea warned last month it could shoot down US bombers at its discretion amid heightened tensions in the wake of Pyongyang's sixth eve...

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  • Attorney: 'No doubt' OJ Simpson goes to Florida after prison
Attorney: 'No doubt' OJ Simpson goes to Florida after prison

He could be seen responding "OK" as he left, wearing a ball cap, denim jacket, jeans and white tennis shoes. The footage then showed a nighttime scene of a darkened street apparently outside the prison. - July 20, 2017: A four-member parole board unanimously grants Simpson parole, effective October 1. "Simpson-out-of-prison-after-9-years-for-arme...

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  • Trump blasts Puerto Rican mayor for 'poor leadership' in hurricane relief crisis
Trump blasts Puerto Rican mayor for 'poor leadership' in hurricane relief crisis

With the electrical grid nearly completely wiped out and untold numbers of people stranded without access to water and food in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria , Puerto Ricans- who, it can not be said often enough, are American citizens- are truly facing a crisis.

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  • CVS Pharmacy Looks To Curb Painkiller Addiction With Strict Supply Limits
CVS Pharmacy Looks To Curb Painkiller Addiction With Strict Supply Limits

Merlo, President and CEO, CVS Health. "CVS Health is announcing an enterprise wide campaign to combat the growing problem associated with opioids", said CVS President and CEO Larry Merlo. The drug store chain also says it will boost funding for addiction programs, counseling, and safe disposal of opioids. Together, the CVS Health Foundation and...

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  • Jaitley, Sushma, Gadkari meet at Rajnath's residence ahead of Cabinet rejig
Jaitley, Sushma, Gadkari meet at Rajnath's residence ahead of Cabinet rejig

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will effect the third reshuffle of his Council of Ministers on Sunday morning, for which the process has already been set in motion with the resignations of seven ministers. This is what he was doing as the chief minister of Gujarat. Apart from them, Union Minister Giriraj Singh is also expected to quit after a nudge...

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  • Taylor Swift took time off to reinvent herself
Taylor Swift took time off to reinvent herself

Since she debuted as a country act, the media (and everyone with a Twitter account) has been eager to pick her character apart, calling into question her vocal ability, her intentions, her songwriting chops and even her personal authenticity itself.

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  • Spectacular Hope gives Windies historic win
Spectacular Hope gives Windies historic win

It signalled a coming-of-age for Hope, who averaged just 18.61 in his previous 21 Test innings, but lined up England's attack superbly to follow up his first-innings 147 - his maiden century - with a hundred off 175 balls. Stuart Law was a proud Windies coach after his side rallied from their Edgbaston nightmare to beat England in the second T...

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  • Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case
Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case

Internal documents were entered into evidence at trial that indicated Johnson & Johnson knew about the risks of the use of talc and link to ovarian cancer for decades - and failed to warn women of those risks. Harvard University epidemiologist Daniel Cramer has published several studies , beginning in 1982, that found a link between talc exposure...

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  • President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day
President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day

Nigeria's military a year ago wrested back large swaths of territory from the Islamist insurgents. The attack prompted Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who is standing in for President Muhammadu Buhari while he is on indefinite sick leave, to ask the military to step up its response.

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  • U.S. warship sails close to South China Sea island, China 'displeased'
U.S. warship sails close to South China Sea island, China 'displeased'

The warship spat comes as a war of words between the US and North Korea escalates and President Donald Trump pushes China to do more to reign in Pyongyang's threats. China has voiced discontent with the United States after an American warship sailed near an artificial island in the disputed South China Sea. Although the Philippines has taken st...

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  • Case of West Nile confirmed in Greene County
Case of West Nile confirmed in Greene County

About 80 percent of people infected with WNV will not show any symptoms at all; however, cases can range from mild to severe. "The county is still conducting a mosquito trapping and identification program with grant funds we received from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services", Farmer said.

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  • First embryo gene-repair holds promise for inherited disease: Research
First embryo gene-repair holds promise for inherited disease: Research

In a world first, United States researchers announced on Wednesday in the science journal Nature they had used the controversial gene editing technique, CRISPR-Cas9, to correct a mutation for a heart condition in embryos . The team said: "Mosaicism in gene-targeted human embryos is unacceptable in clinical applications". The Salk scientis...

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