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International Olympic Committee extends North Korea's Winter Olympics participation decision 'deadline'

On Sunday, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley stated there would be " no turnaround " in United States policy regarding engaging in negotiation...


After Massive Defeat, Boko Haram Terrorists Flee towards Kano, Jigawa - Army Warns

Also, Major General Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole , disclosed that the troops had recorded significant gains in various operati...


Victoria Azarenka Officially Pulls Out Of The Australian Open

Azarenka, who won the Australian Open in 2012 and 2013, has been involved in a custody dispute involving her son Leo, who was born last December 19. In the mean...


Google Doodle pays tribute to Har Gobind Khorana on his 96th birthday

Uncertain of his own birthdate (he guessed it was January 9), Khorana was the fifth child born to a Hindu family in 1922 in Raipur , a 100-person village in ...


How the right "dose" of exercise can reverse aging-related heart damage

Levine, who holds the S. Finley Ewing Chair for Wellness at Texas Health Dallas and the Harry S. Moss Heart Chair for Cardiovascular Research. In the United K...


Lena Dunham & Jack Antonoff Break Up After Five Years Together

To top it all off, they're always so busy with their careers that it made sense just to end it right there. Dunham attended HBO's Golden Globes after-party ...


Steely Dan and Doobie Brothers to co-headline Smoothie King Center

Kelly Bazzle is the Digital Executive Producer at ABC Action News. Steely Dan is known for the hits "Reelin' in the Years", "Rikki Don't Lose That Number", ...


Canadian health officials bracing for peak flu season

Over the holidays, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority saw an increase in flu-related cases, prompting health officials to roll out a slew of overcapacity me...


Missing college student left behind wallet, belongings in park before vanishing

He was scheduled to fly back to Philadelphia Sunday and prepare for the new school year. Blaze takes medication daily and needs it to function, according to his...


Consumer Reports Issues Warning Against Eating Romaine Lettuce

An E. coli infections outbreak has been spreading across both Canada and the United States. The consumer advocacy group advised that people stop eating roma...


Libya Returnees: FG Vows To Prosecute Human Traffickers

About 490 Nigerians have returned from Libya on Sunday, January 7, 2017. Their return followed the delegation's intervention after the Minister of Foreign A...


Woman Dies Of Flesh-Eating Infection After Eating Raw Oysters

Doctors had diagnosed her with Vibriosis , which can be contracted from eating raw shellfish and exposing open wounds to river water. The flesh-eating bacter...


Microsoft Rolling Out Emergency Patches To Compensate For CPU Flaws

FireFox also announced it has released an update to patch the flaw. Updates were issued for the Fall Creators Update, the Creators Update and the original ve...


American Red Cross urges blood donations during shortage

The Red Cross says that means thousands of possible donations were not collected. Severe winter weather has caused 150 blood drives to cancel, meaning over 5,...


E.coli Outbreak Sickens 17 People Across US

Coli O157: H7 infections. Jean Halloran, a director of food policy initiatives working under Consumer Reports , also urged the CDC and the Food and Drug Adm...


May's cabinet reshuffle begins with confusion over chairman

The Great Yarmouth MP replaces Sir Patrick McLoughlin in the role in the first appointment of Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle, where she is seeking to bolster h...


IS supports Iranian anti-government protests

In October, the Republican president announced that he would not certify that staying in the pact was in the USA national security interest, and threatened to p...


HP recalls computer batteries due to fire, burn hazards

Specifically, the affected notebook models include the HP ProBooks (64x G2 and G3 series, 65x G2 and G3 series), the HP x360 310 G2, as well as the HP Envy m6, ...


Closings and Cancellations on Delmarva for week of January 8

Northampton County Public Schools will be closed. It will be an optional two hour delay workday for all employees who can travel safely. Students should repo...


Four More Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Iowa

So far this season, at least 3,927 people nationwide have been sent to the hospital with confirmed cases of the illness. "In the past few weeks there has been...


McCoy up, Milano down for Bills vs. Jaguars

The Bills and Jaguars have met one other time in the postseason, on December 28, 1996 at Rich Stadium in an AFC Wild Card game. "The competition is great", ...


Intel says widespread vulnerability won't slow future chips

The issue has been mitigated in many Google products (or wasn't an issue in the first place). Most of the immediate fixes will be limited to the Meltdown bu...


Reformers Slam Jeff Sessions' New Policy on Federal Marijuana Enforcement

Grant Osborn replaces a jar of marijuana to the display case at Sweet Relief in Astoria. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions urged the nation's federal pros...


GOP lawmakers call for Jeff Sessions to resign over Russian Federation probe

While Sessions technically gave federal prosecutors the right to go after anyone buying pot, marijuana attorney Brian Vicente doubts any government agencies wou...


Romaine lettuce linked to outbreak of E. coli in 13 states

According to the January 3 report, more than 50 people have gotten sick in the United States and Canada likely as a result of an E. coli bacteria strain lin...


AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Stake Boosted by the Ironsides Asset Advisors LLC

Woodstock Corp who had been investing in Merck & Co Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $154.56B market cap company. The stock decrease...


First flu-related death this season confirmed in Windsor

Schmidt said it's also important to frequently wash hands; cover your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing; and staying home if sick to help prevent the fur...


Skip the Salad: Romaine Lettuce Linked to E. coli Outbreak

Those states are California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington. ...


Oakland Raiders Set to Ask Jon Gruden to Return as Coach

After ESPN reported on Saturday that the Raiders were going to make a hard push to land Gruden, the Super Bowl-winning coach had a chance to shoot down the ...


Health Alert: What you need to know before donating blood

Platelets are a key clotting component of blood often needed by cancer patients, burn victims, and bone marrow recipients. Any healthy person 17 or older (or ...


Almost 1000 flights to be hit by airspace closure for Republic Day

Global flights can reschedule their flights during the nine-day period this year.On an average, Delhi airport handled 1,350 flights every day in 2017. "So w...


Former Arkansas OC Dan Enos joining Jim Harbaugh's MI staff

Over his five-year career with Central Michigan, Dan Enos coached the football team to a 26-35 record, 18-22 Mid-American Conference record and a win in the 201...


Rahul questions Modi govt on failure to bring Lokpal

He said this was the result of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's "genius" combined with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Gross Divisive Politics". He cla...


Mouse study shows how alcohol may cause cancer

They found that a chemical called acetaldehyde, produced when the body processes alcohol, can break and damage DNA within blood stem cells causing deletions and...


Raw Water trend causing controversy over health concerns

In some areas, including the west coast of the United States, it has become a high-dollar commodity. Depending on who you ask, " raw water " either nourishes ...