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More than 400000 plastic toy frogs recalled

More than 400000 plastic toy frogs recalled

At this time the company is aware of 17 incidents from the battery, but none of the injuries were serious. Little Live Pets Lil Frog and Lil Frog Lily Pad toys have a battery issue that puts childre...

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HIV vaccine could allow viral control without drugs

HIV vaccine could allow viral control without drugs

Five people living with HIV are now free of the detectable virus after taking part in a new vaccine-based therapy. Belfast Telegraph reported the researchers gave the HIV patients two vaccines...

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Who'll lead the Democrats nationally? Inslee and Podlodowski at odds

Who'll lead the Democrats nationally? Inslee and Podlodowski at odds

The race for DNC chair highlights a growing divide in the Democratic party, with the progressives represented by Ellison and the Obama administration loyalists represented by Tom Perez, who served a...

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Philippines senator who branded President Duterte 'serial killer' faces arrest

Police arrested Senator Leila De Lima today after a Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court (RTC) judge issued a warrant yesterday afternoon. De Lima surrendered to the police on the afternoon of February...

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Nerve agent killed Kim Jong Un's brother

STARTLING new pictures have emerged of the woman suspected of helping to kill Kim Jong-un's half brother including her posing on a motorbike in a bikini. VX was used by Japan's Aum cult in the 1994 mu...

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Polls: Support for Obamacare at all-time high

Shifts tax subsidies to block grants based on age: Instead of tax subsidies based on income, as in the ACA, the House GOP plan would give every American a chunk of money to purchase insurance base...

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Is back pain killing us?

The findings could pose a significant threat, with painkillers recently found to be ineffective in treating the condition, experts say. "People get more depressed, don't socialise as much, don't walk ...

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GE Renewable Energy To Supply First US Integrated Solar-Wind Hybrid Project

Said to be the first integrated solar-wind plant operating commercially in the USA, the project will use GE's wind integrated solar energy technology platform, which will integrate the solar panels th...

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Jayalalithaa's niece floats MGR Amma Deepa Peravai

Jayalalithaa's niece floats MGR Amma Deepa Peravai

Earlier in the day, she visited Jayalalithaa's memorial at Kamarajar Salai and laid a wreath at the burial site. Ms Jayakumar also launched a forum called the MGR Amma Deepa today, not a political p...

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Kenney issues warning about effects of ACA repeal on Philadelphia

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says more than 100 rallies will take place from coast to coast on February 25 to fight Republican attempts to take health care away from 20 million Americans. The only way...

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Iowa House panel OKs medical marijuana oil bill

A House Committee in Washington State has voted with an overwhelming majority to legalize marijuana deliveries by licensed retail outlets. . Iowa's medical cannabis program would not only be extend...

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc

Wal-Mart Stores Inc

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) soared 3.17% year-to-date. A month ago, analyst EPS consensus estimated earnings of US$0.96 per share. For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Wal-Mart Stor...

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Sheriff Reopens PDP Secretariat

Sheriff Reopens PDP Secretariat

Speaking at a brief ceremony held in his dusty office yesterday evening, Sheriff said he was keeping his promise to reopen the party's office and get operations running. Leo Ogor, in a statement, expr...

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Guatemala threatens to block abortions aboard ship

Guatemala threatens to block abortions aboard ship

The group travels the globe offering abortion services to women in countries where the procedure is illegal. The boat arrived in the Pacific port of Quetzal on Wednesday and planned to stay five d...

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Flu prompts hospital visitor restrictions

Flu prompts hospital visitor restrictions

This restriction will be in place until further notice. Neither Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville nor Lake Norman Regional Medical Center in Mooresville have plans to restrict visitors no...

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Restricted diet has potential to reverse diabetes

Other co-authors were Min Wei and Dean Pinchas Cohen of USC Davis; Sanjeeve Kumar of the Keck School of Medicine of USC; Omer Yilmaz of the Koch Institute at MIT, Julie Sneddon of the University of Ca...

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Border Agents Demand ID From Passengers Leaving Domestic Flight At JFK

As the plane landed, passengers were told to take out their "papers". Jordan Wells, a staff attorney with the New York Civil Liberties Union, said that law enforcement officials sometimes board ai...

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Deadly US heroin overdoses quadrupled in five years

Deadly US heroin overdoses quadrupled in five years

The new data indicates the scale of opioid use, and misuse, in the United States and highlights the difficulties facing USA authorities attempting to reverse the trend. States across the country have ...

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One mumps case reported in Okanogan Co

Mumps are spread from direct and indirect contact with an infected person's respiratory droplets, which can be transmitted through sneezing and coughing. "In terms of the picture of mumps and our ques...

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Charles Oakley to attend Cavs-Knicks game in Cleveland

Charles Oakley to attend Cavs-Knicks game in Cleveland

Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley, thrown out of Madison Square Garden two weeks ago, was courtside in Cleveland on Thursday as the Knicks visited the Cavaliers. Oakley is planning to attend ...

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Earnings Clues on Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), KeyCorp (KEY) Analyst's Predictions

The Return on Assets stands at 0%, Return on Equity shows 0% and Return on Investment value is 0%. The company's stock has fell -0.23 percent in the past five year. If you are viewing this article on ...

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Little Tikes Recalls 540000 Swings After Dozens Of Kids Are Injured

No other date codes or other colored swings are affected. Little Tikes is offering a refund in the form of credit toward another Little Tikes product. The swings were sold at Walmart, Toys "R" Us an...

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Indian American engineer shot dead in Olathe, Kansas, in apparent hate crime

Indian American engineer shot dead in Olathe, Kansas, in apparent hate crime

A Navy veteran killed one Indian man and shot another in a Kansas bar, screaming " Get out of my country! ", moments before he started blasting away, police said. The American state of Kansas - where ...

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Le Duh: Beyoncé Will Not Perform At Coachella This Year

No replacement has been announced yet for Beyoncé, who earlier this month won two Grammy Awards and gave a socially charged acceptance speech. "Thank you for your understanding", they added. Despite ...

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BMC polls updates: Sena leading on 39 seats, BJP on 25

BMC polls updates: Sena leading on 39 seats, BJP on 25

Indeed, even its 31 seats is a bit of a surprise-the very high decibel conflict between the BJP and the Shiv Sena was distracting enough to push everything off the front pages, ensuring that the other...

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Too much exercise makes men less interested in sex, study finds

Too much exercise makes men less interested in sex, study finds

The men whose exercise routines were moderate or light in intensity or duration were far more likely to report moderate or high libidos than were the men whose workouts were especially prolonged or ...

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Link discovered between sugar and Alzheimer's

Link discovered between sugar and Alzheimer's

Globally there are around 50 million people with Alzheimer's disease, and this figure is predicted to rise to more than 125 million by 2050. Prof. Jean van den Elsen, of University of Bath Departm...

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Maharashtra civic polls see saffron sweep as Shiv Sena, BJP share spoils

Maharashtra civic polls see saffron sweep as Shiv Sena, BJP share spoils

We have gained seats in central Mumbai and even in places like Girgaum. Another possibility, which the Shiv Sena is said to be testing the waters with, is that it would ally with the Congress, which...

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LA Special Session Budget Deals and Deadline

LA Special Session Budget Deals and Deadline

Cuts will fall heaviest on the state health department. Those options will be discussed Thursday morning during a meeting of the Joint Committee on the Budget. How those cuts would be divvied remain...

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Shooting survivor Gabrielle Giffords said lawmakers should have

Shooting survivor Gabrielle Giffords said lawmakers should have "courage" for town halls

He added "the House Sergeant at Arms advised us after former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was shot at a public appearance, that civilian attendees at congressional public events stand the most chanc...

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Miami Dolphins sign Dan Marino, five other former players to new contracts

On Wednesday, the Miami Dolphins signed six players to their active roster. "We all appreciate what the Miami Dolphins are doing, giving us a chance to sign a contract and finish out contracts out w...

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South Africa: Not such a rainbow nation

South Africa: Not such a rainbow nation

He added that the violent action will also be carried out at DSTV and Shoprite branches in Nigeria. She advised Nigerians to be extra cautious as it looks like South African government seems to ...

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Kangana is one of the finest actresses we have: Vishal Bharadwaj

Kangana is one of the finest actresses we have: Vishal Bharadwaj

Kangana is portraying the role of an actress and Saif plays the role of a film-maker. Shahid came along with wife Mira Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut , and director Vishal Bhardwaj , they all engaged in...

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Family, attorney denied access to hospitalized asylum seeker

Beltran-Hernandez, who began suffering from headaches, nosebleeds and memory loss earlier this month, was diagnosed with a brain tumor after being taken to Huguley and was wait-listed for brain surg...

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Trinidad reports almost 800 cases of Zika

Trinidad reports almost 800 cases of Zika

The Zika epidemic began almost two years ago in Brazil. However, Zika infection during pregnancy can cause a serious birth defect called microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects. They also di...

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