• For Lions' Stafford, A Dallas Native, Football Spotlight Began In High School
For Lions' Stafford, A Dallas Native, Football Spotlight Began In High School

The Detroit Lions will look for a big win to give their playoff hopes a major lift after having their 5-game win streak snapped by the New York Giants in week 15, by a final score of 17-6. That's not where we are. We had one bump in the road. "It's what you do after that is what counts". That quieted talk about replacing the rookie with longtim...

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  • Hospitalized patients treated by female physicians show lower mortality
Hospitalized patients treated by female physicians show lower mortality

Although the study could not identify a specific reason why patients enjoyed better health outcomes with female doctors, the research team stressed that the findings are significant enough to warrant further study into the difference between the care provided by male and female doctors.

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  • Forget those occasional cigarettes: There is no safe smoking level
Forget those occasional cigarettes: There is no safe smoking level

The researchers looked at the data of more than 290,000 Americans between 59 and 82 years old to evaluate the risks that come with light smoking, or smoking 10 or less cigarettes daily. Increasing awareness of tobacco dangers is essential to prevent deaths in the United States and lower the risks of different conditions, including cancer and cardio...

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  • Donald Trump's team says chat with Taiwan was 'just a phone call'
Donald Trump's team says chat with Taiwan was 'just a phone call'

Since 2009, the Obama administration has approved $14 billion in arms sales to Taiwan. "I think most Americans and, frankly, most leaders around the world know this for what it was", Pence said . China keeps a firm grip on the definition of the status quo across the Taiwan Strait, and that anything Taiwan does to "break away from the status quo"...

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  • Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.6 Percent, Lowest Level Since 2007
Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.6 Percent, Lowest Level Since 2007

Wages rose 2.5% in November from a year ago, though that marked a slight slowdown from October. Friday's announcement means the Federal Reserve will all but likely raise interest rates at its meeting that ends on December 14. Professional and business services , health care and construction all added new jobs, while other major industri...

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  • Sleep deprivation 'costs United Kingdom economy up to £40bn a year'
Sleep deprivation 'costs United Kingdom economy up to £40bn a year'

According to a new report by Rand Europe , sleep deprivation leads to a higher mortality risk and lower productivity levels in the workforce, putting a significant damper on a nation's economy . Using a large employer-employee data set and data on sleep duration from the five countries, we were able to quantify the predicted economic effects from...

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  • Is your old Apple MacBook about to become obsolete?
Is your old Apple MacBook about to become obsolete?

Bear in mind that the Radeon Pro 460 MacBook Pros cost a staggering $4,099, so at that price you'd expect everything to be in tip-top shape. With Apple's decision to implement a non-removable SSD in new the MacBook Pro, its raised some questions on what happens to a users's data when the computer fails.

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  • Vegetarians and vegans upset as new £5 note contains animal fat
Vegetarians and vegans upset as new £5 note contains animal fat

A petition on the site Change.org calling on the bank to cease the use of animal products in its currency had more than 11,600 signatures as of Tuesday morning. The manufacturer's resin suppliers used a "trace amount of tallow", to assist with production and processing. A Bank of England spokeswoman told Xinhua: "We can confirm that the polymer ...

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  • New Android malware breaches over a million Google accounts
New Android malware breaches over a million Google accounts

Google did not immediately respond to the query. Google discovered on their security report that there were 40,000 apps related to scam a year ago. "These app stores are an attractive alternative to Google Play because numerous apps are totally free, or else they offer free versions of apps that cost money", according to the investigators, who sa...

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  • Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance
Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance

The Jewish choreographer of a Holocaust-themed ice skating routine that aired on a popular Russian television show over the weekend defended the controversial performance against a storm of criticism. Tatiana Navka , a former Olympic ice dancer who is married to Dmitry Peskov , Putin's powerful press secretary, performed the routine on Saturday ...

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  • United States green light behind Israel settlement development: Activist
United States green light behind Israel settlement development: Activist

John Bolton, a former USA ambassador to the United Nations, said in 2014 that a two-state solution "would inevitably lead to a terror state on the other side of the border with Israel". 20, 2016. Between 2009 and 2014, settlements were expanded by at least 23 percent. Security Council diplomats said such a measure could be adopted by the coun...

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  • Officials Monitoring Spread of Zika Virus
Officials Monitoring Spread of Zika Virus

The World Health Organization (WHO) is downgrading the Zika virus from being a "public health emergency" to that of a "long-term problem". The findings raise new concerns about the hidden effects of pre-natal exposure to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been shown to cause birth defects when women become infected during pregnancy.

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  • Jayalalithaa fine but will remain under ICCU, Apollo Hospitals chairman explains why
Jayalalithaa fine but will remain under ICCU, Apollo Hospitals chairman explains why

The treatment regimen, the hospital said then, includes, continued respiratory support, nebulisation, drugs to decongest the lungs, antibiotics, nutrition, general nursing care and supportive therapy. Jayalalithaa has recovered completely from her ailments. Reddy further added, "I don't see her often but last time we had a good conversation". E...

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  • Senate Dems ready for new leader, GOP staying with McConnell
Senate Dems ready for new leader, GOP staying with McConnell

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has formally announced she is seeking re-election to the job. In a letter seeking support, Pelosi told fellow Democrats they must be "a strong voice for hard-working families" and "unified, strategic and unwavering".

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  • Salmonella concern prompts cheese recall
Salmonella concern prompts cheese recall

Other 4C Foods Corp products that contain cheese were not affected by the recall. The most common manifestations of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 8 to 72 hours. "However, it was found following a lab test of one of our cheese products from our facility, so out of an abundance of caution, we are undertaking this volu...

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  • Obama, Trump hold 'excellent' White House talks
Obama, Trump hold 'excellent' White House talks

Securities surrounded Trump's new hotel in Washington, blocks from the White House and the New York's Trump Tower as dominantly protested by the students about his controversial winning. On that trip, Obama is likely to be inundated with panicked questions about America's role in world affairs. Trump traveled to Washington from NY on his priv...

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  • Arun Jaitley dismisses rumours of nano Global Positioning System chip on Rs 2000 note
Arun Jaitley dismisses rumours of nano Global Positioning System chip on Rs 2000 note

Also, it is every apparent for a country which is trying to fight inflation caused due to black money and corruption, printing currency notes with Global Positioning System tracking chip installed is not feasible. Accordingly, satellites would apparently be able to send out a signal requesting the location and the NGC is supposed to respond by beam...

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  • Wash. State Dem. electoral college official says he won't vote for Hillary
Wash. State Dem. electoral college official says he won't vote for Hillary

They're supposed to put their vote toward the candidate who won a majority in their state. But should we keep it? There are a total of 538 Electors in this system. There are still lots of states left though, and lots of SWING STATES! Swing states are states that switch their voting tendencies. In order for Trump to win, he would need to s...

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  • Isaiah Thomas admits the Boston Celtics aren't as good as they believed
Isaiah Thomas admits the Boston Celtics aren't as good as they believed

The Celtics were missing starters Jae Crowder (sprained left ankle) and Al Horford (concussion protocol), a high-priced free agent acquisition. The NBA is a humbling league, and the Celtics glided through their first five games without feeling truly humbled.

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  • Premature Births Increase in Arkansas
Premature Births Increase in Arkansas

As a result, the country overall, getting a C grade as well. "We do know what has helped", Arnow said, "and we're going to continue to broaden those programs". “Im still aware that every time a baby comes early, there was a system problem that we could have worked on, ” she said. The racial and ethnic divides reveal an overemphasis on medical i...

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