• 49ers, Garoppolo Agree To 5-Year / $137 Million Contract
49ers, Garoppolo Agree To 5-Year / $137 Million Contract

Before Garoppolo's deal, Lions quarterback Mathew Stafford had been the measuring stick for his position - five years, $135 million, $92 million guaranteed, including $60.5 million fully guaranteed at signing. After a Week 12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the 49ers' record fell to 1-10. To some, it might seem like an overreaction to his five impr...

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  • Koeman takes on tough job as latest Dutch national coach
Koeman takes on tough job as latest Dutch national coach

The 54-year-old Koeman signed a contract until the 2022 World Cup and replaces Dick Advocaat , who was appointed as a stop-gap measure in June after Danny Blind was sacked. During that time the national team slumped from one disappointment to another. He represented his country in the 1990 and 1994 World Cups, and helped his team to victory ...

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  • High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumours in male rats
High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumours in male rats

But the conclusions of the research, from the National Institutes of Health's National Toxicology Programme , aren't exactly what you would call black and white. If these results are confirmed, Bucher said, they appear to suggest that this type of radiation could be a "weak" carcinogen. "We don't have any idea really", Bucher said.

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  • Flu Season Getting Even Worse, Especially For Children — CDC
Flu Season Getting Even Worse, Especially For Children — CDC

Brenda Fitzgerald resigned as head of the CDC Wednesday, a day after Politico reported Fitzgerald's purchase of tobacco stock after she took the position at the nation's top public health agency. David Weber, a University of North Carolina flu expert. Recent research has found that this year's flu vaccine is a poor match - less than 20 per ce...

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  • Heart risk increases from breast cancer therapies
Heart risk increases from breast cancer therapies

The number of men dying from prostate cancer has overtaken the number of women dying from breast cancer for the first time, with the disease now the UK's third biggest cancer killer. "Let's give these drugs and treatments to people who need them - the risk-benefit is more favorable - and let's do all we can to determine who is unlikely to benef...

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  • GROUNDHOG DAY: Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow?
GROUNDHOG DAY: Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow?

Phil saw his shadow at 7:21 a.m. Friday, which means six more weeks of winter . There, they wait until sunrise, when Phil leaves his home to look for his shadow . The average lifespan of a groundhog is six years, but legend has it that Punxsutawney Phil is over 130 years old. Since 1988, the groundhog was "right" 14 times and "wrong" 16 tim...

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  • Railway Budget 2018: Piyush Goyal hints at goodies for commuters
Railway Budget 2018: Piyush Goyal hints at goodies for commuters

This was displayed by the finance ministry's slashing of the Gross Budgetary Support (GBS) by Rs 15,000 crore last month following a review. There is a 148 per cent increase in the target of commissioning 1,000 route kilometres in new lines.

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  • These 3 Democrats Will Respond To Trump's State Of The Union
These 3 Democrats Will Respond To Trump's State Of The Union

Joseph Kennedy III was quite literally born into a political dynasty . There will be the "official" Democratic response by Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy , and the Spanish language response by Virginia Delegate Elizabeth Guzman. "Every one of us who raises our right hand is prepared to give everything in the defense of our country". Sen. Clai...

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