• 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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  • United Nations official says not safe yet for Rohingya return to Myanmar
United Nations official says not safe yet for Rohingya return to Myanmar

Richardson said Suu Kyi appeared to want the 10-member global advisory group, one in a string of Rohingya commissions set up by the Myanmar government, to endorse her policies. Veteran U.S. diplomat and former New Mexico Gov. abruptly resigned on Wednesday from an worldwide panel established to advise Myanmar on its explosive, decrying the countr...

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  • Sharp rise in numbers of rough sleepers in England
Sharp rise in numbers of rough sleepers in England

But they are not alone, the scourge of homelessness extends far beyond our streets. The data is an estimate based on counts by support workers, police, charities and church groups who reported to local authorities. Across Greater Manchester there has been a 40% increase in rough sleeping, in spite of promises by combined authority mayor Andy B...

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  • Vince McMahon Bringing Back the XFL in 2020
Vince McMahon Bringing Back the XFL in 2020

The XFL is no longer an ex-football league. WWE shares hit an all-time high of US$34 after Thursday's announcement, with McMahon putting US$100 million of his own money in to the project, while ESPN's recent " 30 for 30 " documentary This Was The XFL generated some nostalgic buzz.

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  • Flu deaths prompt warnings from victims' families as outbreak continues
Flu deaths prompt warnings from victims' families as outbreak continues

It can spread more easily just through breathing, rather than coughs and sneezes. Hence, getting your flu shot ensures that you and those around you are protected against the strains most likely to cause an outbreak. "Ten years of health", Nico's mother told TIME last week . It's not too late to get a flu shot, and it does nothing but help you. ...

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  • Myanmar police kill seven ethnic Rakhine protesters
Myanmar police kill seven ethnic Rakhine protesters

It's essential the return of the Rohingyas is voluntary, takes place "in safety and dignity", and allows them to return to their homes, which will require a huge investment for reconstruction because of the destruction, he said. "The question is how the terrified and traumatised refugees would be repatriated to Rakhine State where they experienced,...

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  • YouTube on Tide Pod Challenge: We Don't Want Your Videos Here
YouTube on Tide Pod Challenge: We Don't Want Your Videos Here

At the time of publication, there are still videos of the challenge on the Internet, but in an effort to help put a stop to it, GoodHousekeeping.com has decided not to show them in this article. Medical experts have warned that by eating laundry detergent pods, you're consuming poison . Willow Stewart, Community Engagement Specialist at the Ce...

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  • 20 children dead from flu in United States this winter — CDC
20 children dead from flu in United States this winter — CDC

Most epidemics are due to Influenza A strains. Health officials feared this flu season might be a rough one, and the numbers locally and nationally are confirming their concerns. What complications can accompany the flu? The last two are more common in children than adults. Nationally, as of mid-December, at least 106 people had died of the infe...

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  • Porn star says she turned down threesome with Trump
Porn star says she turned down threesome with Trump

Megyn's audience died from laughter, and so did Alana who said the conversation is not the kinda thing you ever forget. Evans disclosed to The Daily Beast that following a golf competition in Nevada, Trump and Daniels welcomed Evans to Trump's lodging room.

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  • Senate Dems Have 50 Votes To Override FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal
Senate Dems Have 50 Votes To Override FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal

Critics of that move say net neutrality rules are necessary to prevent carriers from discriminating against competitors and small companies that can't afford high fees for fast-lane service. As of Friday, California, Washington, New York, Rhode Island, Nebraska and MA had introduced net neutrality, with North Carolina and IL considering similar leg...

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  • Boko Haram 'Chibok Girls' Video a Propaganda Counter-strike, Say Analysts
Boko Haram 'Chibok Girls' Video a Propaganda Counter-strike, Say Analysts

Five people, including two suspected fighters of the terror group Boko Haram , were killed early Tuesday in an attack near Nigeria's northeastern town of Madagali, a local official said. The video also features the jihadist group's leader, Abubakar Shekau, whose death the Nigerian government has reported several times. Shekau was also seen, firi...

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  • 4 flu-related deaths in the state, including 1 in Middle Georgia
4 flu-related deaths in the state, including 1 in Middle Georgia

More than 1,015 people have had the flu since the end of August, according to the DPH. Not everyone that gets the flu visits their medical provider, and not everyone who does is laboratory tested for the flu. Vaccine effectiveness does vary for the different strains and year by year. Children's Healthcare of Atlanta said there has been an inc...

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  • E.coli Outbreak Threat Likely Over Soon — CDC
E.coli Outbreak Threat Likely Over Soon — CDC

On Tuesday, prominent Lakewood pediatrician Dr. Reuven Shanik warned the public against eating all kinds of lettuce and cabbage until "until they can figure it out". Consumer Reports and the Centers of Disease Control reported in the past seven weeks that 58 people have become ill, with five hospitalized and two who died, from E.

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  • GoPro Could Be Up For Sale
GoPro Could Be Up For Sale

Wittine explains that even with questionable timing, as this month has a real chance to signify a "low point" in the tech company's investor sentiment this year, with the analyst pointing to "multi-prolonged 2018 product cycle" and "cost cut benefits", before tomorrow's investor meeting at the global Consumer Electronics Show (CES), he simply can n...

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  • Iran regime opponents rally across Europe
Iran regime opponents rally across Europe

They are hungry for food & for freedom. A least one police officer was killed. The rallies, scheduled weeks earlier, commemorated a mass 2009 pro-government rally challenging those who rejected the re-election of hard-line president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad amid fraud allegations.

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  • Tamil Nadu bus strike enters Day 3, no respite for passengers
Tamil Nadu bus strike enters Day 3, no respite for passengers

The striking unions, immediately grabbed the opportunity to take a pot shot at the government's move. As the strike entered the second day on Friday crippling operation of the eight transport corporation running about 21,000 buses, the first bench of the High Court headed by Chief Justice Indira Banerjee ordered the workers to resume work or face...

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  • 1 winning ticket sold in $450 million Mega Millions drawing
1 winning ticket sold in $450 million Mega Millions drawing

Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets are displayed on January 3, 2018 in San Anselmo, California. The next Mega Millions drawing will be held on January 9 with an estimated $40 million jackpot. Powerball odds are one in 292.2 million. The Florida Lottery says the winning ticket was bought at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Port Richey.

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  • There's Another Death from Flu in Oklahoma
There's Another Death from Flu in Oklahoma

California is one of 30 states with a high incidence of influenza-like illnesses, according to the federal Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Some county health directors decline to confirm flu-related deaths, per DHHS direction. Nationally, there have been 12 pediatric deaths from the flu. "It takes about two weeks for the flu shot to be...

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  • Flu deaths rise to seven in North Carolina
Flu deaths rise to seven in North Carolina

Tan adds that while the current vaccine and the circulating flu strains may not be a flawless match, there are still a lot of protective benefits. Residents can still get the flu vaccine at hospitals, clinics and most pharmacies. But it's hard to compare one flu season with another, he said. "We anticipate that we'll have this increased activit...

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  • Jon Gruden expected to become new head coach of Raiders
Jon Gruden expected to become new head coach of Raiders

However, when asked about this on Tuesday, Gruden - still an analyst for ESPN - had a very amusing response . "I spoke with [owner] Mark Davis after the game and Mark let me know that he's not going to be bringing me back". While the deal is not official yet, Schefter, along with Chris Mortensen, reported earlier on Sunday that the Raiders pla...

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  • Conor McGregor Is Getting Absolutely Owned By Our Homegrown Aussie Flu
Conor McGregor Is Getting Absolutely Owned By Our Homegrown Aussie Flu

The number of flu-related deaths recorded in Ireland so far is under ten, with the HSE urging people to get vaccinated against it. The deadly virus triggered nearly three times the number of cases in Australia, which earned it the nickname " Aussie flu ".

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  • Trump admin fires HIV/AIDS council
Trump admin fires HIV/AIDS council

The terminations were effective immediately, the paper reported , citing epidemiologist Patrick Sullivan. "The Obama administration dismissed the George W. Reports came out that Trump, behind closed doors and complaining about immigration statistics, was allegedly upset that tens of thousands of Haitians came to the US each year, telling advisers...

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  • Experts predict a bad flu season for Texas
Experts predict a bad flu season for Texas

But the egg-grown, the version of the vaccine that most people get, isn't quite as effective. Flu vaccines are also safe for anyone six months of age and older and are recommended annually, with some rare exceptions. The cost of the vaccine is $10 for adults and children. Flu vaccines are available at doctors' offices and pharmacies. ...

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  • Study says more pregnant women are smoking marijuana for morning sickness
Study says more pregnant women are smoking marijuana for morning sickness

Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug during pregnancy , and its use is increasing, according to a letter published Tuesday in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA). However, there is insufficient data on link between marijuana use and fetal development. One expert said the rise may be attributed to the increased avai...

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  • Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Islamabad today
Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Islamabad today

Pakistan had allowed the meeting of death raw convict Kulbhushan Jadhav with his mother and wife on humanitarian grounds. Officials also said Jadhav's family would not interact with the media. Roads leading to the Constitution Avenue, on which MOFA is located, have been closed for traffic. Although Pakistan had issued visas to Jadhav's wife an...

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  • Year-old killed by deputy's stray bullet in Texas
Year-old killed by deputy's stray bullet in Texas

The boy, whose name wasn't released, was struck in the abdomen and died at a hospital. The woman was standing on the front porch of the trailer, located in the 100 block of Peach Lane, when the shooting took place. A Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter followed the woman, and Salazar said the helicopter pilot could see her "reaching for ...

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  • Alphabet No Longer Needs Eric Schmidt's 'Adult Supervision'
Alphabet No Longer Needs Eric Schmidt's 'Adult Supervision'

It said in a statement on Thursday that Schmidt will become a technical adviser to the company while continuing to serve on its board, Xinhua news agency reported. Alphabet president Sergey Brin attends the 2018 Breakthrough Prize at NASA Ames Research Center on December 3, 2017 in Mountain View, California. .

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  • Pakistan issues visas to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife
Pakistan issues visas to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife

After Months of dilly-dallying, Pakistan on Wednesday finally granted visas to mother and wife of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav , who has been awarded death sentence by a military court on charges of espionage and terrorism. We await Indian decision in this regard". They are expected to fly to Islamabad on December 25, where they will meet w...

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  • Hickenlooper asks for $9.6M for children's health insurance
Hickenlooper asks for $9.6M for children's health insurance

CHIP also provides health insurance for an expanded pool of people younger than 21 who drank lead-contaminated water from Flint since April 2014, as well as any pregnant women who were served the water, and the children born to them. Rep. England said the state of Alabama doesn't have the money to pay for the program alone. Governors in 12 state...

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  • Cold and Flu Season Takes Nasty Turn In Bloomington-Normal
Cold and Flu Season Takes Nasty Turn In Bloomington-Normal

Increased activity for the flu began earlier this season than usual in Kentucky and is expected to continue for several months. ADH noted that it only receives "a fraction" of the actual flu cases, so the overall burden of the illness could be higher.

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  • Suhaib Ilyasi sentenced to life imprisonment for wife's murder
Suhaib Ilyasi sentenced to life imprisonment for wife's murder

Ilyasi shot into the limelight after hosting the reality TV show " India's Most Wanted ". Former television producer Suhaib Ilyasi , host of the once popular 90s television serial " India's Most Wanted ", was found to have stabbed his wife Anju Ilyasi to death in 2000.

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  • People With Egg Allergies Can Now Get The Traditional Flu Shot
People With Egg Allergies Can Now Get The Traditional Flu Shot

The nasal spray vaccine provides good protection for children against influenza and is most effective if given before flu starts to circulate. "That's not an anomaly", he said. "Flu season can set an extra burden on emergency department". It's not too late to get a flu shot, health officials said. Their findings and new guidelines are consi...

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