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Winter Olympics: Yuzuru Hanyu wins men's figure skating gold again

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Hanyu was visibly moved by his latest triumph in a remarkable journey from the day in 2011 he had to fled a Sendai ice rink when a devastating quake hit Japan. "I think that really added a lot of pressure to me". (That's right: SIX .) He had the highest score of the free skating event (215.08) but ultimately did not medal because of his disastrous performance in Thursday's short program. Read More »

3 more child deaths from flu reported in Minnesota

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The vaccine has been about 25 percent effective in preventing the fiercest flu strain - H3N2 - which is causing the vast majority of recorded illnesses. Dr. Pechon adds if your child has a fever, don't send them to school. It changes and mutates just enough to get it out of the range of protecting of the vaccine. Read More »

Flu still running rampant through most ME counties

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In unrelentingly bad flu seasons such as the current one, which is dominated by the most dreaded flu strain, vaccines are less effective. But the good news is that it works better in kids. Despite medical professionals' almost universal recommendation that patients get the flu vaccination, the percentage of those who opt out continues to rise. Read More »

Minnie Driver steps down as Oxfam ambassador

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In a statement, it said it had received 146 complaints or alerts previous year, of which 40 were found to be allegations of harassment or sexual assault. "The dismissal was not related to sexual misconduct and was not connected to the case in 2011, however, there were allegations of inappropriate behaviour", an Oxfam spokesperson said. Read More »

CDC influenza surveillance data confirms severity of flu season

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Connolly said the 6-year-old girl is believed to have died Monday from influenza-related complications after being taken to Holy Family Hospital. This year's flu season is the most widespread since the Centers for Disease Control started surveilling the viral infection 13 years ago. Read More »

Gerrymandering Opponents Win Cases, But Republican Advantage Likely in 2018

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In late January, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that the current maps were unfair and gave an advantage to Republican candidates. Last month the State Supreme Court told lawmakers that Friday, Feb. Select the newsletters you would like to subscribe to. In most states , the redistricting process is controlled by whichever party is in control at the statehouse at the time of redistricting. Read More »

Turkish military helicopter shot down in syria

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The PKK was formed in the late 1970s at a time when the Turkish government banned Kurdish language and culture. "But analysts also see these attacks as an attempt to punish opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad by targeting towns and villages in Syria that are sympathetic to the opposition". Read More »

Padman is not about box office - R Balki

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Ryan stephan". My wife told me about Arunachalam Muruganantham and then we met R. Balki . The exercise received a lot of criticism especially when only 12 percent of India's 355 million menstruating women use sanitary napkins and remaining 88 percent can not afford them. Read More »

U.S. curler Matt Hamilton draws comparisons to Nintendo's 'Super Mario'

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Photo The Hamiltons are not only competing together at the Games but will represent the United States on their respective four-person men's and women's teams. Some fans had cowbells, but they used them sparingly. "This is the first one, though it might sound a little bit weird", said the veteran curler, who also works as a business consultant in Finland . Read More »

Flu still on the rise, hospitalizations high, CDC says

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She is reported to be the second pediatric death in Ontario but the details are vague. Ten more children were confirmed dead from the flu last week, bringing the national total to 63. As CBS2's Jessica Layton reported, the flu season is showing no signs of slowing down. "It is not uncommon for B strains to increase late in the season". Read More »

Riots Erupt in Philadelphia And New England After Super Bowl LII

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Prince's sister has said whether the late star would have been angered by Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl tribute . Harkening back to the infamous " wardrobe malfunction ", when Timberlake briefly exposed fellow Super Bowl halftime performer Janet Jackson's breast in 2004, Powers said that moment "haunted" his show on Sunday, which consisted of Timberlake singing his hits and included a tribute to Prince . Read More »

Dow plummets more than 1000 points, its second-worst trading day ever

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From Tuesday's close that would drive the S&P below 2,400 and the Dow to roughly 22,000-a total correction of 17% for both indexes from their all-time highs. "We haven't seen the Dow [or] the S&P touch the 200-day moving average on a cash market basis", he told me Tuesday. "It can take two to three weeks to work through the system". Read More »

LeBron James: I Would Never Waive My No-Trade Clause

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But they're down to their final hours to find help via trade, with the deadline set for Thursday afternoon. The Cavs began their shocking overhaul by sending the disappointing Thomas along with forward Channing Frye and one of their two first-round picks to the Los Angeles Lakers for point guard Jordan Clarkson and forward Larry Nance Jr . Read More »

US Stocks Add To Losses On Worries About Interest Rates

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Volatility's grip on global markets tightened Thursday, as surging Treasury yields renewed concern that higher rates will drag on the economy and pushed USA stocks lower for the fourth time in five days. Kohli said the market has to readjust to a world with volatility. And indeed, we got our breakout in the short bonds ETF. Similarly, between May 2003 and June 2006, a 177 bps surge in the UST 10-year yield failed to deter United States equities from notching up 32 per cent gain. Read More »

Three More Reported Flu Deaths In Arkansas Raising Total To 125

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Two of those deaths were children, and most were elderly people. A nasty flu season may be peaking in Kitsap. Bedford saw a 41 percent jump in new cases to 61 for last week, bringing the season total to 156. I watched as many of my friends who got their flu shots annually would still end up sick somehow and be quarantined from the world by their parents. And if we wait for the next pandemic, or depend entirely on the profit motivations of the pharmaceutical industry for protection, the ... Read More »

Flu season worst on record in Spokane County

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If you still haven't gotten vaccinated during this brutal flu season, you still have time to protect yourself. The holy grail, however, is a universal flu vaccine that would be effective against both seasonal and pandemic flu outbreaks. Read More »

Governor Ambode's wife seeks policy to eradicate female genital mutilation

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Kanem. Many communities also believe that FGM reduces the libido of female-bodied people - and so will prevent them from conducting extra-marital affairs. The centre had filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court that there was no official data or study by the National Crime Records Bureau which supported the existence of Female Genital Mutilation in India . Read More »

The Rotten Tomatoes Rating For The Cloverfield Paradox Is Abysmal

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But is it a step in the right direction for the series, or a major misfire? Critics are calling it a " trainwreck ", and it has a 16% rating on Rotten Tomatoes . "Okja" was never going to set the world ablaze, " Bright " is downright bad, and now, " The Cloverfield Paradox ", your ace in the hole, has turned out to be a disappointment as well. Read More »

Heath District offering free flu vaccines

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Dr. Hilda Roque-Dieguez said , "This year I already have two patients in the hospital with the Influenza A, actually". Since 2010, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates there have been between 9.2 and 60.8 million flu cases each year, according to USA TODAY. Read More »

Gronkowski cleared for Super Bowl, 'ready to roll'

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At 40, Brady performed at the highest level by upstaging Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz . "While excited, it felt like a betrayal because I wasn't sure if I could stomach going to the biggest sporting event in the country if my Eagles weren't a participant in it". Read More »

Who would you pick in a combined France-Ireland XV

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French try scorer Teddy Thomas . Their plan had been to beat France by relentless, incremental progress. Following strong approach work by Keith Earls , Ireland made significant ground on the right-hand side. And what a shot. "There was definitely a quiet confidence in the squad, they have been outstanding in their preparation, and we went into the game expecting to win reasonably comfortably". Read More »

Skipper Virat Kohli Guides Team India to Comfortable Win Over Proteas

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The start provided by their openers was steady but Amla lost his wicket as Bumrah trapped him in front. South Africa scored 269/8, which India reeled in with six wickets standing and 5.3 overs remaining. "We'll discuss the things were picked up", said Du Plessis. "If we had got 60-70 more, it would have been easier for our bowlers", he said. The duo batted the hosts out of the game and by the time Rahane was dismissed in the 43rd over, the Indians were virtually assured of a ... Read More »

What should stock market investors expect from Budget 2018?

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Such a correction in stock markets could trigger the classic emerging market "stall" in capital flows and force further hikes in interest rates, which will be quite inimical to economic growth . 'We expect the Union Budget 2018-19 will have provisions of bringing relief to the worldwide level Condom manufacturers like us, so that the consumers can be benefitted by affordable pricing of our most impressive product portfolio developed through extensive research into their preferences and ... Read More »

President Trump's First State of the Union Address

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Trump advertised the incentive as "the opportunity of a lifetime". While his immediate audience will be the packed chamber, the speech will be beamed live on TV channels across the country. More than 20 Dreamers are expected in the House gallery Tuesday night to put a face on the toll of the congressional stalemate on immigration policy. Read More »

What is, Giants upset in Super Bowl XLII used as Jeopardy answer?

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The NFL is set to kick off media festivities in the week leading up to Super Bowl LII , beginning with Super Bowl Opening night. Fifteen or more friends and family will be in Minneapolis next Sunday to see Ajayi's big day in person. Bank Stadium, but the game really has already begun. And while Brady is the best of all-time, it won't be easy to consistently move the ball through the air against Philadelphia. Read More »